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[movies]Theres a New Star in Heaven Tonight - twdigitart
A salute to actor Rudolph Valentino
Keywords: valentino; 1920s; silent era
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[movies]"Tannhauser" (1913) starring Florence La Badie
"Tannhauser" ("Tannhäuser" in German) is a short fantasy drama, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  "Tannhauser" was made by Thanhouser Company.  Because the film title and the company that produced it look almost the same, let's clear a possible confusion. The film is based on "Tannhäuser", an opera by the German composer  Richard Wagner; Tannhäuser is the name of the main male character of this opera.Thanhouser Company was created by Edwin Thanhouser in 1910. ...
Keywords: Florence La Badie; Thanhouser; James Cruze; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent fantasy films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 334
[movies]"Children Who Labor" (1912)
"Children Who Labor" is a short social drama produced for The National Child Labor Committee.  We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of Shirley Mason, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.An 11 y.o. Shirley Mason has a child's role in the film.  Nonetheless seeing her in any role is a rarity that must be appreciated considering that very few of her films survive.Directed by              Ashley Miller (uncredited)Written by              ...
Keywords: Shirley Mason; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 446
[movies]"The Monastery Of Sendomir" (1920) director Victor Sjöström (Seastrom)
"The Monastery of Sendomir" ("Secret of the Monastery" in IMDB) is a poignant drama, featuring director Victor Seastrom, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. Victor Seastrom was successful in his native Sweden before making a career in the USA in 1924-1930.  His Hollywood films are still copyrighted, this is why we show you a film from his previous years.A powerful count suspects his young wife of infidelity...
Keywords: Victor Sjöström; Victor Seastrom; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 622
[movies]"The Open Track" (1916) starring Helen Gibson
"The Open Track" is a short action film from a serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen", featuring Helen Gibson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 63 from a total of 119 weekly one reel films produced by Kalem, showing just how popular this serial was in 1914-1917. The first 48 films starred Helen Holmes, the remaining 71 starred Helen Gibson. They both played heroines that were independent and adventurous, resolving dangerous situations with quick thinking...
Keywords: Helen Gibson; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent action films; classic action films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 233
[movies]Buster Keaton's "The Paleface" (1922)
"The Paleface" is a Joseph M. Schenck short comedy, starring Buster Keaton and featuring Joe Roberts, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Buster Keaton barely escapes death walking into the camp of an Indian tribe.  Later he helps the Indians retain their land and becomes one of them.Directed by                Eddie Cline, Buster KeatonProduced by              Joseph SchenckScenario by               Eddie Cline, Buster Keaton          Starring  ...
Keywords: Buster Keaton; Joe Roberts; Joseph Schenck; Eddie Cline; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 414
[movies]"His Wonderful Chance" (1920) starring Eugene O'Brien and Martha Mansfield
"His Wonderful Chance" is a crime drama featuring Martha Mansfield, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.The first thing we want to do is set the record straight about the name of the film.  All major movie sites, including IMDB and Silent Era, as well as Wikipedia, cite the title as "The Wonderful Chance", which is wrong.  As you can see from the film itself, the correct title is "His Wonderful Chance".After serving a term in prison an ex con is determined to change his ways and go straight, but cir...
Keywords: Eugene O'Brien; Martha Mansfield; Selznick Pictures; Rudolph Valentino; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 364
[movies]"Lightning Bryce" Ep. 6 (1919) starring Jack Hoxie
"Lightning Bryce" is a Western cliffhanger serial featuring Jack Hoxie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 6, entitled "Robes of Destruction".  There is action, intrigue, and even a "Mystery Woman".  Stay tuned, 9 more episodes are coming.Directed by               Paul C. HurstProduced by             National Film Corporation of AmericaScenario by               Harvey Gates, from a screen story by Joe BrandtStarring             ...
Keywords: Jack Hoxie; Ann Little; Paul Hurst; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent Western; silent serial
Downloads: 181
[movies]Charlie Chaplin's "A Jitney Elopement" (1915)
"A Jitney Elopement" is one of Charlie Chaplin's Essanay short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names and legacy of formerly illustrious silent movie stars, which have made a major contribution to the industry and the world but do not have a star on the Holl...
Keywords: Essanay; Charlie Chaplin; Edna Purviance; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 683
[movies]"The Penalty" (1920) starring Lon Chaney
"The Penalty" (1920) is a powerful crime drama, in which Lon Chaney delivers one of his most memorable performances.   An inexperienced doctor needlessly amputates a boy's legs after a traffic accident.  The boy grows up to be a criminal mastermind, determined to revenge himself on society and on the doctor that crippled him for life a long time ago.The film has a strong 7.6 rating in IMDB.Directed by          Wallace WorsleyProduced by             Goldwyn Pictures Corpora...
Keywords: Lon Chaney; Wallace Worsley; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent crime drama; silent crime film; silent classics; classic images; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 462
[movies]"The Country Doctor" (1909) starring Florence Lawrence
"The Country Doctor" is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring actress Florence Lawrence and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. This film depicts real human tragedy and may not be suitable for all audiences.  Viewer discretion is advised.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names and legac...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Florence Lawrence; Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 262
[movies]Charlie Chaplin's "The Adventurer" (1917)
"The Adventurer" is another one of Charlie Chaplin's Mutual short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  The film is very entertaining with a lot of action.  It is the most popular of the 12 Mutual comedies and at the time made Charlie Chaplin the most popular screen personality.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring bac...
Keywords: Edna Purviance; Charlie Chaplin; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 586
[movies]"Tol'able David" (1921) starring Richard Barthelmess
"Tol'able David" is a rousing drama of small-town America starring Richard Barthelmess.David (Richard Barthelmess) is a young fellow, who is constantly reminded that he is not mature enough for a grown-man's job.  Then dramatic events occur and he has the opportunity to prove himself when he is pushed to the limit in circumstances, which very few "real men" can handle."Tol'able David" was added to the National Film Registry in 2007 as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically sig...
Keywords: Richard Barthelmess; Gladys Hulette; Ernest Torrence; Henry King; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 251
[movies]"Enoch Arden" (1911) director D. W. Griffith, cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"Enoch Arden" is a short drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actress Florence La Badie, actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. Enoch wins Annie's hand after a bitter rivalry with Philip.  Years later Enoch decides to leave on a ship to China to improve his financial fortunes. His wife and two little children are left behind.  Annie waits faithfully and vainly for his return."Enoch Arden" is one of the films from 1911 ...
Keywords: Florence La Badie; Robert Harron; D. W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 198
[movies]"Lightning Bryce" Ep. 7 (1919) starring Jack Hoxie
"Lightning Bryce" is a Western cliffhanger serial featuring Jack Hoxie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 7, entitled "Bared Fangs".  There is action, intrigue, and even a "Mystery Woman".  Stay tuned, 8 more episodes are coming.Directed by               Paul C. HurstProduced by             National Film Corporation of AmericaScenario by               Harvey Gates, from a screen story by Joe BrandtStarring                  ...
Keywords: Jack Hoxie; Ann Little; Paul Hurst; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent Western; silent serial
Downloads: 184
[movies]"The Hazards of Helen" (1916) starring Helen Gibson
We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of Helen Gibson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.This is a short excerpt from an unknown episode of an action serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen" starring Helen Gibson.  As with all other episodes, this one was likely directed by J.P. McGowan from a story by Edward T. Matlack.  A total of 119 weekly one reel films were produced by Kalem, showing just how popular this serial was in 1914-1917.  The first 4...
Keywords: Helen Gibson; Kalem; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic action movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 356
[movies]"Ghost of the Canyon" (1920) starring Helen Gibson
"Ghost of the Canyon" is a short action film, featuring Helen Gibson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. Scenario and direction are by Robert Myles, story by R.A.Dillion, photographed by Carl Widen. In 1915-1917 Helen Gibson starred a serial by the name of "The Hazards of Helen".  She is considered the first professional stunt woman.Two railroad companies compete for a very lucrative contract. Helen's father is the first in command, and her fiance the second in one of the companies...
Keywords: Helen Gibson; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent action films; classic action films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent serial
Downloads: 348
[movies]"Cymbeline" (1913) starring Florence La Badie
"Cymbeline" is a short drama based on the play by William Shakespeare, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Florence La Badie plays princess Imogen, who ignores the king's choice for her husband and secretly marries her chosen man (James Cruze), who is then sent to exile.  James Cruze tells the world that his wife is true to him and would not give away to anybody the bracelet that he presented to her.  He is then shocked when his messenger William Garwood brings the br...
Keywords: Florence La Badie; William Shakespeare; James Cruze; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 405
[movies]"The Jazz Band Leader" (1913) director Mack Sennett
"The Jazz Band Leader", also known as "The Ragtime Band", is a short comedy directed by Mack Sennett.  The film is included in our program to illustrate the contributions of Helen Holmes, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.This is one of the first roles of Helen Holmes, in which she appears as a village beauty.  She became the audacious star of "The Hazards of Helen" a year and a half later, acting as the heroine of numerous railroad adventures.Directed by                Mack SennettProdu...
Keywords: Mack Sennett; Mabel Normand; Ford Sterling; Helen Holmes; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 371
[movies]"Confidence" (1909) starring Florence Lawrence and Arthur V. Johnson
"Confidence" (1909) is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith, featuring Florence Lawrence, Arthur V. Johnson and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.A young woman (Florence Lawrence) escapes from her troubled life in a bar to become a nurse.  Two years later she is happily married when someone from her past recognizes her and starts a repeated blackmail for money.  Her husband (Arthur Johnson) eventually finds out about her predicament and has a choice to make: either ...
Keywords: Florence Lawrence; Arthur V. Johnson; D.W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 375
[movies]"The Taming of the Shrew" (1908) director D. W. Griffith starring Florence Lawrence
"The Taming of the Shrew" is a short comedy based on the play of Shakespeare, featuring Florence Lawrence and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame.The first thing we want to do is set the record straight about the name of the actor playing Petruchio.  All major movie sites, including IMDB and Silent Era, as well as Wikipedia, cite the name of Arthur V. Johnson, but this is wrong.  We cannot see Arthur V...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Florence Lawrence; Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 406
[movies]"The Woman in White" (1917) starring Florence La Badie
"The Woman in White" is a drama, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Florence La Badie died just three months after the film's release as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.  She was 29. She was the leading actress of Thanhouser from 1911 until her untimely death in 1917. Florence La Badie plays two roles in the film - one is Ann, a sick girl who escapes from an insane asylum, and the other is Laura, the heiress of a large estate nearby...
Keywords: silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; Florence La Badie
Downloads: 470
[movies]"Lightning Bryce" Ep. 9 (1919) starring Jack Hoxie
"Lightning Bryce" is a Western cliffhanger serial featuring Jack Hoxie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 9, entitled "The Voice of Conscience".  There is action, intrigue, and even a "Mystery Woman".  Stay tuned, 6 more episodes are coming.Directed by               Paul C. HurstProduced by             National Film Corporation of AmericaScenario by               Harvey Gates, from a screen story by Joe BrandtStarring            ...
Keywords: Jack Hoxie; Ann Little; Paul Hurst; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent Western; silent serial
Downloads: 148
[movies]"Levi and Cohen, the Irish Comedians" (1903) cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"Levi and Cohen, the Irish Comedians" is a very short comedy.  The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of our star cinematographer Billy Bitzer. In addition, IMDB gives him credit as a director and if this is confirmed "Levi and Cohen, the Irish Comedians" would be one of very few films, for which Billy Bitzer receives this distinction.Let's all give our thanks to the Library of Congress for preserving this film and making it available to the public.Directed by         ...
Keywords: Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 265
[movies]"Spanking Breezes" (1926) starring Alice Day
"Spanking Breezes" is a short Mack Sennett comedy starring Alice Day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.After her sister Marceline Day left Mack Sennett for feature films, where she shined brilliantly in both comedy and drama, Alice Day became the main star and box-office attraction of Mack Sennett Comedies. She was an extremely popular and very much liked comedienne.  Unfortunately very few of her short comedies survive, so let's enjoy "Spanking Breezes".  We searched for this film with great det...
Keywords: Alice Day; Mack Sennett; Edward F. Cline; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 611
[movies]"Her First Adventure" (1908) cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"Her First Adventure" is a short crime drama.  The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of our star Billy Bitzer.  A very young Robert Harron appears as an extra in the crowd.A little girl strays away from home, attracted by street performers. As they move on, so does the girl. Upon discovering her absence the father starts a chase led by the family dog.The film is notable for two facts: first, for the acting performance of D.W...
Keywords: Robert Harron; Billy Bitzer; Wallace McCutcheon; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 124
[movies]Charlie Chaplin's "Behind the Screen" (1916)
"Behind the Screen" is one of Charlie Chaplin's Mutual short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names and legacy of formerly illustrious silent movie stars, which have made a major contribution to the industry and the world but do not have a star on the Hollyw...
Keywords: Charlie Chaplin; Edna Purviance; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 483
[movies]Charlie Chaplin's "In the Park" (1915)
"In the Park" is one of Charlie Chaplin's Essanay short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names and legacy of formerly illustrious silent movie stars, which have made a major contribution to the industry and the world but do not have a star on the Hollywood W...
Keywords: Essanay; Charlie Chaplin; Edna Purviance; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 765
[movies]"East Is East" (1916) starring Florence Turner
"East Is East" is a drama and romance starring Florence Turner, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  East here means eastern London, inhabited by "common" uneducated folks living in poverty, as opposed to the western part of the city, where everything is the opposite (i.e. uncommon educated folks living in luxury).Florence Turner is a simple and poor, but happy girl.  Henry Edwards, her childhood pal and admirer, declares to her and suggests marriage, but she brushes him off.  One day she is shoc...
Keywords: Florence Turner; Henry Edwards; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; drama-romance
Downloads: 410
[movies]Charlie Chaplin's "The Vagabond" (1916)
"The Vagabond" is one of Charlie Chaplin's Mutual short comedies featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.The film is different from the other Chaplin comedies from that period in that it has many dramatic moments and is a clear harbinger of his later comedy-drama works.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names...
Keywords: Charlie Chaplin; Edna Purviance; Eric Campbell; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 921
[movies]"Max Wants a Divorce" (1917) starring Max Linder and Martha Mansfield
"Max Wants a Divorce" is a short comedy starring Max Linder and Martha Mansfield, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  It was her second film ever, and her second of three films with Max Linder for Essanay Studios. Martha and Max are just married when he gets a letter from his lawyer notifying him that he will receive a 3 million dollar inheritance if he is not married.  As anyone would do, Max starts concocting a plan to keep both the money and his wife Martha.  His idea is to cause a divorce, o...
Keywords: Max Linder; Martha Mansfield; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 219
[movies]"The Divine Woman" (1928) director Victor Sjöström (Seastrom)
"The Divine Woman" is a drama, included in our program to illustrate the work of director Victor Seastrom, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.Only 9 minutes of the film survive, preserved in a Russian archive.  Lars Hanson is a soldier leaving the country on a military mission and Greta Garbo is his girlfriend who will stay behind. The episode shows their emotions in the parting scene.Directed by                     Victor Seastrom (Victor Sjöström)Produced by         ...
Keywords: Victor Seastrom; Victor Sjöström; Lars Hanson; Greta Garbo; Polly Moran; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 514
[movies]Charlie Chaplin's "The Immigrant" (1917)
"The Immigrant" is one of Charlie Chaplin's Mutual short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.The film was added to the National Film Registry in 1998 as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names and legacy of formerly illustr...
Keywords: Charlie Chaplin; Edna Purviance; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 1,205
[movies]"Shore Leave" (1925) director John S. Robertson
"Shore Leave" is a nice romantic story, included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of director John S. Robertson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. "Bilge" Smith (Richard Barthelmess), a tough sailor, meets Connie Martin (Dorothy Mackaill), a seamstress in a small harbor who has never had a boyfriend.  Connie is instantly smitten.  She invites Smith to dinner, where he dances with her and gives her a kiss.  Connie has a hard time letting him go, and makes him promise that h...
Keywords: John S. Robertson; Richard Barthelmess; Dorothy Mackaill; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 311
[movies]"Twelfth Night" (1910) starring Florence Turner
"Twelfth Night", produced by Vitagraph and directed by Charles Kent, is a short film based on the comedy of Shakespeare, featuring Florence Turner, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Viola (Florence Turner) is saved after a shipwreck and ends up dressed in man's clothes in the domains of a certain duke.  Viola becomes his servant and one day is asked to take a letter to duke's love interest Olivia.  The latter, seeing a boy bring the message, suddenly falls in love with Viola...
Keywords: Florence Turner; Vitagraph; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; classic Shakespeare films; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 310
[movies]"Lightning Bryce" Ep. 2 (1919) starring Jack Hoxie
"Lightning Bryce" is a Western cliffhanger serial featuring Jack Hoxie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 2, entitled "Wolf Nights".  It starts with a synopsis of episode 1 "The Scarlet Moon".  There is action, intrigue, and even a "Mystery Woman".  Stay tuned, 13 more episodes are coming.Directed by               Paul C. HurstProduced by             National Film Corporation of AmericaScenario by               Harvey Gates, from a screen s...
Keywords: Jack Hoxie; Ann Little; Paul Hurst; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent Western; silent serial
Downloads: 235
[movies]"Lightning Bryce" Ep. 5 (1919) starring Jack Hoxie
"Lightning Bryce" is a Western cliffhanger serial featuring Jack Hoxie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 5, entitled "In the Dragon's Den".  There is action, intrigue, and even a "Mystery Woman".  Stay tuned, 10 more episodes are coming.Directed by               Paul C. HurstProduced by             National Film Corporation of AmericaScenario by               Harvey Gates, from a screen story by Joe BrandtStarring             ...
Keywords: Jack Hoxie; Ann Little; Paul Hurst; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent Western; silent serial
Downloads: 188
[movies]Charlie Chaplin's "Easy Street" (1917)
"Easy Street" is another one of Charlie Chaplin's Mutual short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  The film is very entertaining with a lot of action, and has a strong 7.6 rating in IMDB.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names and legacy of formerly illustrious silent movie stars, which have...
Keywords: Charlie Chaplin; Edna Purviance; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 1,502
[movies]Charlie Chaplin's "A Night In The Show" (1915)
"A Night in the Show" is one of Charlie Chaplin's Essanay short comedies, featuring Edna Purviance, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the names and legacy of formerly illustrious silent movie stars, which have made a major contribution to the industry and the world but do not have a star on the Hol...
Keywords: Charlie Chaplin; Edna Purviance; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movie
Downloads: 925
[movies]"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1912) starring James Cruze and Florence La Badie
"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" is a short horror film, based on the story of Robert Louis Stevenson, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  The white-haired Dr. Jekyll is curious to experiment with a drug that can separate man into two beings - one representing good and the other evil.  He drinks the concoction and converts into a black-haired beast of a man with talons and fangs...
Keywords: James Cruze; Florence La Badie; Thanhouser; horror film; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; classic horror films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 541
[movies]"White Water" (1924) starring Nell Shipman
"White Water" is a short drama about lumberjack country, featuring Nell Shipman, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. Nell Shipman was a Canadian. We also show her films "Back to God's Country", "Something New" and "The Grub-Stake". Nell Shipman plays a girl in love with nature and animals.  One day she meets a crippled boy, who sings for pocket change.  When she finds out that the boy is badly malnourished, Nell Shipman takes him under her wing and finds work for his elder brother.Then one day disa...
Keywords: Nell Shipman; Bert Van Tuyle; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent film Canada
Downloads: 413
[movies]"The Black Hand" (1906) cinematographer Billy Bitzer
"The Black Hand", True Story of a Recent Occurrence in the Italian Quarter of New York, is a short crime drama featuring cinematographer Billy Bitzer, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.A gang by the name of Black Hand demands a big amount of money from a local businessman.  If the demands are not met it threatens his daughter. Then the gang kidnaps the girl anyway and sends one of its members to collect the ransom.Directed by                       Wallace McCutcheonCinematogr...
Keywords: Billy Bitzer; Wallace McCutcheon; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 463
[movies]"The First 100 Years" (1924) starring Harry Langdon and Alice Day
"The First 100 Years" is a nice Mack Sennett short comedy, directed by Harry Sweet and starring Harry Langdon and Alice Day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Even though only 14 minutes of the original 20 minutes survive, the film is very entertaining with a lot of action, laughs and scares.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Silent Hall of Fame is the only place where we actively work to bring back from oblivion the...
Keywords: Harry Langdon; Alice Day; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent comedy; silent classics; classic images; classic comedy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 312
[movies]"Lightning Bryce" Ep. 10 (1919) starring Jack Hoxie
"Lightning Bryce" is a Western cliffhanger serial featuring Jack Hoxie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. This is episode 10, entitled "Poison Waters".  There is action, intrigue, and even a "Mystery Woman".  Stay tuned, 5 more episodes are coming.Directed by               Paul C. HurstProduced by             National Film Corporation of AmericaScenario by               Harvey Gates, from a screen story by Joe BrandtStarring                ...
Keywords: Jack Hoxie; Ann Little; Paul Hurst; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent Western; silent serial
Downloads: 161
[movies]"Vanity Fair" (1915)
"Vanity Fair" is a historical drama, based on the classic English novel written by William Thackeray, featuring Shirley Mason, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Shirley Mason was 15 y.o. and played the role of the young Becky Sharp.  Directors obviously took notice of her performance, because in 1917 she appeared in 17 feature films, in many of them playing the star role. Viewers are advised to read the plot that follows before proceeding with the film.Becky (Shirley Mason) studies at Miss Pi...
Keywords: Shirley Mason; William Thackeray; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 1,021
[movies]"The Portrait of Lady Anne" (1912) starring Florence La Badie
"The Portrait of Lady Anne" is a nice short fantasy film, featuring Florence La Badie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Florence La Badie plays the role of a beautiful, but very capricious young woman in two different time periods.  The film is notable for its very rich costumes and beautiful sets.  Florence La Badie was the leading actress of Thanhouser from 1911 until her untimely death in 1917 at the age of 29.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on o...
Keywords: Florence La Badie; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent fantasy; classic fantasy films; silent classics; classic images; classic fantasy movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 277
[movies]"The Big City" (1928) starring Lon Chaney and Marceline Day - a trailer
"The Big City" is a classic crime drama. We have included this film in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of Marceline day, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.The last known copy of the film "The Big City" perished in 1967 in the MGM vaults fire that also destroyed "London after Midnight".  Silent Era lists this film as "survival status: unknown".  It is not available for viewing, so we have to rely on newspaper articles from the 1920ies.  If you have any information about a surv...
Keywords: Tod Browning; Lon Chaney; Marceline Day; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 440
[movies]"The Golden Louis" (1909) director D. W. Griffith
"The Golden Louis" is a short drama directed by D.W. Griffith.  The film is included in our program to illustrate the work of Arthur Johnson, a star of Silent Hall of Fame. There is some uncertainty about the cast of this film. It was released in a split-reel with "The Politician’s Love Story" (1909), for which cinematography was done by G.W. Bitzer and Arthur Marvin.  So there is no reason why these two should not have done the same for "The Golden Louis".  However, some sources show only ...
Keywords: D.W. Griffith; Arthur V. Johnson; Biograph; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 236
[movies]"True Heart Susie" (1919) director D. W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish and Robert Harron
"True Heart Susie" is a drama directed by D. W. Griffith. This film illustrates the work of actor Robert Harron and cinematographer Billy Bitzer, stars of Silent Hall of Fame. Susie (Lillian Gish) is a plain schoolgirl secretly in love with her handsome neighbor Bill (Robert Harron).  She follows him around and he enjoys her company, but can't find the courage to kiss her.  When Susie finds out that Bill wants to go to college, she sacrifices the dearest thing she and her aunt have - their cow...
Keywords: Lillian Gish; Robert Harron; D. W. Griffith; Billy Bitzer; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 418
[movies]"Lightning Bryce" Ep. 12 (1919) starring Jack Hoxie
"Lightning Bryce" is a Western cliffhanger serial featuring Jack Hoxie, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.This is episode 12, entitled "A Voice from the Dead".  There is action, intrigue, and even a "Mystery Woman".  Stay tuned, 3 more episodes are coming.Directed by               Paul C. HurstProduced by             National Film Corporation of AmericaScenario by               Harvey Gates, from a screen story by Joe BrandtStarring             ...
Keywords: Jack Hoxie; Ann Little; Paul Hurst; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent classics; classic images; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies; silent Western; silent serial
Downloads: 198
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